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Financial agreements are often drafted, signed and tucked away in the bottom drawer with the hope that they will never be looked at again. Yet, at the time when they are most needed, ticking time bombs can destroy any reliance placed upon them. This session will examine the make

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About the Webinar

Financial agreements are often drafted, signed and tucked away in the bottom drawer with the hope that they will never be looked at again. Yet, at the time when they are most needed, ticking time bombs can destroy any reliance placed upon them. This session will examine the make or break aspects of financial agreements and relevant cases, including:

  • Obtaining independent and sound legal advice: Wallace Stelzer (2013) FLC 93-566; Hoult Hoult (2013) FLC 93-540; Daily Daily [2020] FamCA 486; Kaimal Kaimal [2020] FamCA 971; Beroni Corelli (2021) FLC 94-004.
  • Compliance with the technical requirements of the Act: Black Black [2008] Fam CAFC 7; Abrum Abrum [2013] Fam CA 897; Grant Grant-Lovett [2010] FMCA Fam 162
  • Compliance with subject matter requirements: Bloomfield Grainger [2018] Fam CA 36
  • Section 90K of the Family Law Act, particularly the consequences of fraud and failure to disclose: Nyles Nyles [2011] Fam CA 565; Acker Acker [2014] Fam CA 891
  • The impact of undue influence and unconscionable conduct: Thorne v Kennedy [2017] HCA 49;Teh v Muir [2017] Fam CA 138; Gongsun Paling [2020] Fam CAFC 244
  • Essential considerations when drafting financial agreements

Presented By

Jacky Campbell
Partner & Accredited Family Law Specialist, Forte Family Lawyers Melbourne, Vic

Jacky Campbell is a founding partner of Forte Family Lawyers and has practised as a lawyer specialising in family law for more than 30 years. Jacky is recognised as a Leading Family Lawyer in Melbourne by Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Market. In 2022 Jacky was recognised as a Leading Family and Divorce Lawyer, a Leading Family Lawyer (High-Value & Complex Property Matters) and a Leading Parenting & Children’s Matters Lawyer.

Jacky has a Masters degree in Family Law having written her thesis on the relationship of family law and bankruptcy.

Jacky received the Law Institute of Victoria Rogers Legal Writing Award 2004 — for the article “Splitting the Super … and Selling the Home”.

Jacky is the consultant editor of Wolters Kluwer/CCH Australian Family Law and Practice and contributing author to Wolters Kluwer/CCH Australian Family Law and Practice to the Property, Spousal Maintenance, Financial Agreements, Maintenance Agreements, Procedure and Precedents tabs. She writes several chapters of the Wolters Kluwer/CCH Australian Master Family Law Guide, including the superannuation chapter and is the author of the family law chapters in the Wolters Kluwer/CCH Australian Master Superannuation Guide and the Wolters Kluwer Australian Family Law & Practice.

Jacky is a Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers and an Associate of the American Bar Association.

Who Should Attend?

This webinar is suitable for lawyers practising in family law – Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge

CPD Information

Lawyers can claim up to 1 CPD unit/point – substantive law . This webinar has been designed to run for 1 hour, however, webinar lengths can vary depending on the level of questions and discussion.

WA lawyers – From 1/4/2021, due to changes to your CPD requirements we are unable to verify your completion of recorded webinars to the Legal Practice Board of WA.

Enquiries/Assistance

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email: [email protected]

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